House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 24, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Room 5


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HR155TURNERHEALTH CARE - Forms a study group to evaluate options and make recommendations for reforming healthcare workforce training and development in this state
 HR158FIRMENTHEALTH/CHILDREN - Requests a study of gender-altering procedures for minors and the risks associated with such procedures
 HCR121JORDANHEALTH - Creates the Task Force on African American Suicide Rates
 SB22BOUDREAUXHEALTH SERVICES - Extends the termination date of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council for three years. (8/1/22)
 SB63MIZELLCHILDREN/FAMILY SERVICES DEPT - Provides for the duties of the Department of Children and Family Services regarding victims of child sex trafficking. (1/1/23) (EN +$1,943,975 GF EX See Note)
 SCR28FOILBEHAVIOR ANALYSTS - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health and Louisiana commercial health insurance payors to increase reimbursement rates for autism therapy services.
 SCR39ALLAINHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to study and develop a proposal for a statewide patient movement plan.


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A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

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